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May 20th, 2011 at 3:18:29 AM permalink
I don't know about you guys, but over the years my minimum tip has gone from 25 cents to now $2.00 for most situations. Partly due to having a bit more cash now than when a young man, but mostly due to inflation.

and for many, many situations [the bus tour is an example] $5 to $10 minimum tip...

Of course I can remember putting a dollar or two only in the gas tank just to get myself down the road to a better price. Now I can't stand to waste time like that, but a buck or two in the tank? better make sure you werent on 'empty' or you might not get out of the gas station!
the next time Dame Fortune toys with your heart, your soul and your wallet, raise your glass and praise her thus: “Thanks for nothing, you cold-hearted, evil, damnable, nefarious, low-life, malicious monster from Hell!” She is, after all, stone deaf. ... Arnold Snyder

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